Network Security Engineer

EUMETSAT - European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites

Network Security Engineer

EUMETSAT - European Organisation for the Exploitation of Meteorological Satellites

Darmstadt, Germany

EUMETSAT is Europe’s meteorological satellite agency - monitoring the weather and climate from space - 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Working for EUMETSAT, you can make a world of difference and be a part of something that makes a positive impact on society. You will be at the cutting edge of satellite technology, with a meaningful role in an organisation focused on space-based observations of the Earth’s weather and climate.

In the EUMETSAT matrix organisation, the Technical and Scientific Support (TSS) department provides support to the development and operations of EUMETSAT satellite systems, in particular ground systems, and contributes to the operational management of the cross-organisational Information Security Management System.

As a member of the growing Security Team of the Generic Systems and Infrastructure (GSI) division, the Information Security Engineer will act as a technical lead for the on-going Identity and Access Management project and, together with other team members, support the architecture and implementation of several cutting-edge security solutions from an extensive ISMS roadmap.

What you’ll be doing

  • Supervise, coordinate and verify the implementation and operation of the Information Security Management System (ISMS), with main focus on network security;
  • Deliver operations-grade network security services and provide monitoring and reporting services. Deliver input to network security policies and support secure network design processes across the organisation;
  • Organise, execute, evaluate and follow-up information security assessments;
  • Identify, report and follow-up on relevant information security risks;
  • Provide expertise on information security requirements, architecture definition and implementation, to the development and/or procurement of new systems and security solutions;
  • Act as point of contact for relevant information security-related aspects;
  • Maintain appropriate contacts with special interest groups relating to information security, and/or other specialist forums;
  • Provide information security training and contribute to security awareness initiatives at organisational level.

What we offer

  • Excellent salary, of up to Euro 7,500 NET (after tax) based on skills and experience;
  • Flexible working time including additional flexi-leave;
  • Full medical coverage for employee and family;
  • Attractive pension;
  • 30 days of annual leave + 14.5 days public holidays;
  • Training and development support;
  • Relocation allowance and support (if applicable).

Requirements

Qualifications

  • A university degree in a relevant discipline e.g. Computer and Network Security;
  • CISSP, CCIE Security or a similar certification are an advantage.

Skills and Experience Requirements

  • Implementation, operation and maintenance of an Information Security Management System (ISMS), including security solutions, preferably in 24/7 high-availability, operational/production environments;
  • In-depth experience with network security infrastructure is a must (CISCO and Palo Alto as a minimum). Experience with Software Defined Networking (SDN) is an advantage;
  • Engineering of IT Security solutions for networks, covering the whole engineering process from use case and requirements definition to verification and validation, including security assessments on operational/production systems;
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and team working skills;
  • Critical thinking with a methodical, proactive and organised approach to work combined with an aptitude for detail and accuracy;
  • Excellent time management and demonstrated ability to work efficiently under pressure/in emergency situations.

APPLICATIONS MUST BE SUBMITTED IN ENGLISH. WE WILL BE UNABLE TO CONSIDER APPLICATIONS SUBMITTED IN OTHER LANGUAGES.

EUMETSAT is an international organisation employing staff from across all 30 member states and this role is being advertised on multiple international job boards, but please note that this role would be based in Darmstadt, Germany and would require international applicants to relocate if successful. Teleworking will not be possible.

More about us

EUMETSAT’s role is to establish and operate meteorological satellites to monitor the weather and climate from space - 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. This information is supplied to the National Meteorological Services of the organisation's Member and Cooperating States in Europe, as well as other users worldwide.

EUMETSAT also operates several Copernicus missions on behalf of the European Union and provide data services to the Copernicus marine and atmospheric services and their users.

As an intergovernmental European Organisation, EUMETSAT can recruit nationals only from the 30 Member States (Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, The Netherlands, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, Turkey and the United Kingdom).

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